The AOC said last Monday it could not assemble a team for 2020 because of complications brought by the coronavirus, the announcement coming quickly after the Canada Olympic and Paralympic committees confirmed they would not send athletes.
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Nancy Pelosi rips up copy of Donald Trump's State of the Union speech after he snubs House Speaker's handshake as impeachment trial nears end
Donald Trump avoided the subject of his impeachment in his pugnacious 80-minute speech, but the scars from the battle were evident with fellow Republicans giving him standing ovations while rival Democrats, for the most part, remained seated.
Video of Democratic freshman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez holding masterclass in US Congress takes Twitter by storm
The video, in which she sought to point out deficiencies in campaign finance, took Twitter by storm. One version of the video has more than 5.2 million views and 9,200 shares.